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Becks reveals his biggest regrets

Becks reveals his biggest regrets

Melbourne, Feb 28 : David Beckham has revealed that his some of his hairstyle choices are the biggest regrets of his life.

The former English footballer appeared on 'The Graham Norton Show' and said that his topknot style wasn't that bad, but his choice of going for the cornbraids was completely a bad decision, News. com. au reported.

The 39-year-old former midfielder added that he was going to South Africa for a match and ended up meeting Nelson Mandela with his cornbraids, so he regrets it.

Kim K reveals was obsessed with 'bad-boy' Johnny Depp as a teen

Kim K reveals was obsessed with 'bad-boy' Johnny Depp as a teen

Melbourne, Feb 23 : Kim Kardashian has revealed that she was obsessed with Johnny Depp when she was a teenager as she used to find the actor hot.

The American reality star asserted that she used to get attracted to the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor because of his bad-boy streak and his intense work with Winona Ryder and Kate Moss, News. com. au reported

The 34-year-old reality star added that she usually doesn't like bad boys, and never went for party boys, but was certainly attracted to Depp physically. (ANI)

South Africa fined for slow over-rate against India

South Africa fined for slow over-rate against India

Melbourne - As if not enough with their embarrassing 130-run loss to India, South Africa were on Monday fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during their World Cup group match against Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his men at the MCG here.

ICC Match referee Jeff Crowe found the South Africans fell one over short after time allowances were taken into consideration in the Group B clash yesterday and docked captain AB de Villiers 20 percent of his match fee and 10 percent for each of the remaining players of the team.

31-year-old de Villiers now runs the risk of being suspended from one match during the World Cup if South Africa are fined a second time before the final.

Lady Gaga shares details of her 'customized' engagement ring

Lady Gaga shares details of her 'customized' engagement ring

Melbourne, Feb 20 - Lady Gaga's fiance Taylor Kinney went an extra mile to add personal detailing to the engagement ring he gifted to the singer.

The heart-shaped engagement ring features the couple's initials i. e. a "T" for Taylor and an "S" for Gaga's birth name, Stefani connected with the heart, News. com. au reported.

The snapshot of the ring posted by the 28-year-old singer reads the caption as, "My favourite part of my engagement ring".

The ring's designer, Lorraine Schwartz, said that the stone is big and quite beautiful, and actually more expensive than some of the estimates she had read. (ANI)

Aquatic snail's teeth overtake spider silk as 'strongest biological material'

Aquatic snail's teeth overtake spider silk as 'strongest biological material'

Melbourne, Feb 18 - Sorry, spiders, but sea snails make strongest material on Earth as a new research suggests that the limpet aquatic snail has teeth stronger than any other material.

Researchers from the University of Portsmouth have found that the limpets have teeth with a crystalline structure so strong it should be copied to improve our cars, aircraft, boats and space craft, News.com.au reported.

Asa Barber said that until now they thought that spider silk was the strongest biological material because of its super-strength and potential applications in everything from bulletproof vests to computer electronics, but now they have discovered that limpet teeth exhibit a strength that is potentially higher.

Ashton Kutcher says he gets to have sex with 'Queen of Humanity' Mila Kunis

Ashton Kutcher says he gets to have sex with 'Queen of Humanity' Mila Kunis

Melbourne, Feb 13 : Ashton Kutcher, who recently appeared at the Tech My Way conference in Sydney to talk about his latest tech project, has gushed about his hot fiancee, who was voted by FHM as the sexiest in the world in 2013.

The 37-year-old actor said that it's amazing that he gets to have sex with his partner Mila Kunis, who is "the most valuable person in the world," News. com. au reported.

The 'That 70's Show' star added that he gets to have sex with the Queen Of Humanity, referring to a role she plays in the movie 'Jupiter.'

He also gushed about his "beautiful" new baby Wyatt and said it's new but it never gets old. (ANI)

2015 Cricket World Cup: Spectacular opening events on cards

2015 Cricket World Cup

Melbourne - Christchurch and Melbourne are set to host spectacular opening events for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 on February 12.

The Melbourne celebration will involve former and current World Cup players and legends, cultural and music performances from Jessica Mauboy, Tina Arena and Daryl and Nathaniel Braithwaite, a spectacular fireworks display and a yet to be revealed 'special moment'.

It will reflect the diversity and excitement of the 14 competing nations and include some icons in Australian entertainment, according to an ICC release.

Astronomers discover oldest known star with 5 Earth-like planets

Kepler 444Melbourne, Jan 28 : Astronomers have recently observed a star that is 11.2 billion years old and has at least five Earth-size planets.

The newly discovered solar system which consists of the oldest star with Earth-size planets ever found proved that such planets have formed throughout the history of the universe.

The star, named Kepler-444, hosts five planets smaller than Earth, with sizes varying between those of Mercury and Venus.

The international team of astronomers used observations made by NASA's Kepler satellite. The scientific collaboration was led by the University of Birmingham and contributed to by the University of Sydney.

Wawrinka, Nishikori advance to Oz Open quarters

Stanislas WawrinkaMelbourne, Jan 26 : Defending champion Stanislas Wawrinka exhibited a power packed performance to overcome his Spanish opponent Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in tight four sets to advance to the quarter-finals of Australian Open in Melbourne.

Avenging last year's French Open loss, the fourth seeded trounced Lopez 7-6(2), 6-4, 4-6, 7-6(8) to book his place in the last eight.

Moreover, fifth seeded Kei Nishikori cruised into the quarterfinals with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 victory over his Spanish opponent David Ferrer.

Wawrinka will now face his U. S Open nemesis Kei Nishikori to book a semifinal berth. (ANI)

Twitter releases new feature 'Recap' that allows users to catch up on missed tweets

Twitter RecapMelbourne, Jan 22 : Twitter has released a new feature dubbed " Recap" that allows users to catch up on Tweets missed while they were offline.

According to News. com. au, the latest feature will highlight a selection of tweets users missed when offline.

Twitter said in a statement that the feature was a way to "keep up or catch up" with fast-moving updates, "without compromising the real-time nature of Twitter".

The feature is available in Twitter's Apple app as of now. (ANI)

Hoping to be in Melbourne for World Cup final: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Mahendra Singh DhoniMelbourne : Back at the helm after retiring from Tests, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday said his team will look for an encore when they start their title defence at the World Cup beginning next month.

"We would definitely like to repeat our performance from 2011. But the change in conditions will be a factor and we will have to play accordingly," Dhoni said at the launch of the team's new ODI kit designed by team-sponsor Nike for the upcoming season.

World's most unsafe airlines revealed

Scat AirlinesMelbourne, Jan 15 : The least safe airlines in the world include those from Nepal, Kazakhstan and Afghanistan, according to safety ranking made by AirlineRaings. com.

Around 449 airlines from across the world were evaluated on the basis of global aviation safety standards.

News. com. au reported the airlines were rated on a seven-star system that leaned on accreditation from various international flight bodies. If any airline used exclusively Russian-made equipment, it lost one star automatically.

Cancer more often caused by lifestyle than innate biology

World Cancer CongressMelbourne, Jan 12 : A recent research has identified cancer as an environmental disease that is caused mainly by avoidable lifestyle factors.

The new evidence from the recent World Cancer Congress suggests that cancer is more often caused by the environment a person lives in than innate biology, News. com. au reported.

Cancer Council Queensland spokeswoman Katie Clift said that the key to reducing cancer incidence lies in prevention, for example, about 47,000 breast cancer deaths worldwide could be avoided every year if physical inactivity was eliminated as a risk factor.

Why Jamie Dornan fears being murdered by fans after release of

Jamie DornanMelbourne, Jan 9 : ' Fifty Shades of Grey ' lad actor Jamie Dornan has admitted that either the movie will be loved by all after the premiere or else everyone will hate him.

The former Calvin Klein model expressed that the reception of the film could go either way, as he will be a star or will get murdered by the fans, News. com. au reported.

The Irish actor said that he was afraid that he'll get murdered, like John Lennon, by one of those mad fans at the premiere, because he received steer clear criticism by the fans for his role of Christian Grey in the movie.

Hugh Jackman's wife Deborra-Lee Furness is a whiz at 'parallel car parking'

hugh jackmanMelbourne, Jan 5 : Deborra-Lee Furness can add a new talent to her list. A 'skilled parallel parker!'

The 59-year-old actress, who's married to hunky star Hugh Jackman, showed her hidden talents recently when she managed to squeeze the couple's huge four-wheel drive into a cramped parking spot in New York City, News. com. au reported.

The mom-of-two was cheered on by Jackman, who also shared his wife's remarkable parking effort with his legion of Facebook fans.

The picture, which was captioned "For those of you who live in NYC, you know this effort is epic!" by Jackman, received more than 25,000 likes only after an hour. (ANI)

MS Dhoni calls curtains on Test career to focus on ODIs

Mahendra Singh DhoniMelbourne, Dec 30 : Indian cricket team skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has announced his retirement from Test Cricket citing the strain of playing all formats of Cricket.

Dhoni, who led India to the number one position in the Test rankings, has chosen to retire from Test Cricket with immediate effect in order to concentrate on ODI and T20 formats.

Releasing a statement, BCCI thanked Dhoni for his enormous contribution to Test Cricket and the laurels that he has brought to India.

Virat Kohli will be the captain of the Indian Team for the Fourth and Final Test against Australia to be played in Sydney from the 6th of January 2015. (ANI)

AirAsia QZ8501 flight attendant always carried memories of MH370, MH17 tragedies

AirAsiaMelbourne, Dec 29 : A flight attendant aboard the missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 had reportedly posted a series of tweets about the ill-fated Malaysia Airline flights MH370 and MH17 earlier this year.

According to News. com. au, Oscar Desano is listed as a flight attendant on board the AirAsia flight, which lost contact with air control between Indonesia and Singapore.

The plane bound to Singapore from Indonesia with 155 passengers and six crew aboard disappeared after losing contact with an Indonesian air traffic tower on Sunday.

The flight attendant had tweeted on Christmas saying "Merry Christmas to all my beautiful friends who celebrate it".

India trail Oz by 422 runs at end of day two as Smith's 192 guides hosts to gigantic 530

Murali VijayMelbourne, Dec 27 : India trail Australia by 422 runs with nine wickets remaining at the draw of stumps on the second day of the fiercely competed third Test in Melbourne.

Resuming batting on the second day, skipper Steve Smith played an impressive knock of 192 runs to guide Australia's total 530.

Returning pace all rounder Ryan Harris contributed vital 74 runs, with wicketkeeper-batsman Brad Haddin scoring an impressive half century in the hosts' massive first innings total.

As India went into bat after rounding off the Australian batting line-up for 530 , they amassed 108 runs for the loss of opener Shikhar Dhawan's wicket at the draw of stumps on day two of the Boxing Day Test.

Iggy Azalea says hackers wasted time `trolling` her account over sex tape

Iggy AzaleaMelbourne, Dec 23 : Iggy Azalea has recently expressed that hackers wasted their time by "trolling" her account and threatening to release her sex tape if she doesn't apologise to Azealia Banks .

The 24-year-old rapper took to twitter and posted a number of times about suggestions that she should say sorry to Banks for their ongoing public feud, News. com. au reported.

Azalea had previously denied the existence of a sex tape, and stated that anyone who releases or attempts to make profit off someone else's intimate moments against their will was a sex offender.

Azalea and Banks have engaged in a bitter battle in recent weeks, specifically over race matters in America. (ANI)

Lara Bingle 'bored' of talking about personal life

Lara BingleMelbourne, Dec 15 : Lara Bingle has said that she has pulled back from public life and is bored of talking about her personal life.

The 27-year-old actress said in an interview that one reaches a point in their life where one was done with all the stuff, News. com. au reported.

The Australian fashion model she did not even talk with her friends about her personal life.

Bingle also talked about her new skin care range saying that says she tried super-hard, like, for over a year to create her new tanning range. (ANI)




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